Topic: Architectures and circuit design for Analog, RF, mmWave integrated circuit design for low power applications, IoT and wideband communication system
The contest is open for PhD students, recently (<2y) graduated Ph.D.’s and Post-docs affiliated to universities and R&D institutes in the Benelux.
15 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022: Submission period
20 Nov 2022: Decision on the shortlist of finalists. Invitation sent out to shortlisted candidates on the deadline to submit onsite presentation papers.
15 Dec 2022: Hybrid (onsite or virtual) presentation by the finalists on the submitted papers, followed by award ceremony.
The subject of the paper should focus on State-of-the-Art IC design topics in the following domains (not limiting):
- RF and mmWave integrated circuit design for low power applications
- Wideband communication systems
The submissions should consist of a recently published conference or journal paper or a research reports summary (8 pages maximum). Joint-participation of equally valued contributors is allowed. In such case potential award would be granted to the team. Every participant can only submit 1 publication. Co-authorship of a different submission is allowed. Also, please note that previously submitted paper cannot be resubmitted.
All submissions should be complete, written in English and submitted via the application button below, respecting the given schedule.
The following personal details of the candidate should be included:
-Name and surname;
-Phone number and/or email address of the candidate;
-Education level of the candidate;
The submitted content should be original and should not violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, and privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.
Huawei reserves the right to cancel the event due to unforeseen reasons in which case we will do everything we reasonably can to let you know.
- PowerPoint presentation
The selected shortlist consisting of the 10 finalists will be required to give a PowerPoint presentation on their submitted work at the on-site award ceremony in view of the selection of the winner and the final ranking, as set out below. This PowerPoint presentation should be limited to a duration of 20 minutes.
- General : The evaluation will be done by Huawei experts across Europe.
- Published papers / Research reports
To select the shortlist of candidates, consisting of 10 finalists, the Huawei experts will evaluate the submissions on the basis of the following criteria:
-Quality and thoroughness of the research;
-Innovation and creativity of the solutions and ideas presented;
-Feasibility and commercial potential of the solutions, ideas; and
-Overall quality, clarity and conciseness of the submissions.
The selected shortlist, consisting of the 10 finalists, will be required to give a PowerPoint presentation about their submitted work at the online award ceremony. Huawei experts will evaluate these oral presentations and the written submission and select the winners. In addition to the criteria listed in section b, following criteria will also be taken into account for the final ranking:
-Structure and content of the presentation;
-Clarity of the presentation;
-Originality and creativity;
-Overall quality of the presentation.
- AWARD : All finalists will receive attractive prizes
- Intellectual property rights and warranties
When making a submission, each candidate warrants to be the original author of that submission. For the avoidance of doubt it is explicitly understood that the mere participation in this contest will not result in any transfer of intellectual property rights.
When making a submission, each candidate furthermore warrants not to violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, and privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.
Finally and for the avoidance of doubt it is explicitly understood that candidates should not disclose any confidential information pertaining to their research and/or submissions.
- DATA PRIVACY
Huawei Technologies Research & Development Belgium NV and its affiliates around the world clearly understand how important privacy is for you and respect your privacy. Please carefully read the Privacy Statement before submitting your personal data to Huawei : http://www.cvwarehouse.com/downloads/CompanyDocuments/11091_HuaweiBenelux/200625_Privacy_statement_Contests_and_Events_final.pdf
Huawei will have the right to immediately exclude any candidate from the contest at any given time and/or claim the return or refund of awards that would already have been granted, if Huawei shows to have valid reasons to believe the concerned candidate engaged in unlawful behavior in connection with the contest, including but not limited to the violation, plagiarism, or infringement of the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, and privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.
- ORGANIZER OF THE CONTEST
The contest is organized by the following Huawei company (“Huawei”):
Huawei Technologies Research & Development Belgium NV
9052 Zwijnaarde (Ghent)
CBE n°: 0827.031.106
- CONTACT email address in case of technical submission issues or questions:email@example.com